Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 04:18:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.86 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.6"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 42.1"||1004.05 mi||west||0° 11' 22.8"||13.03 mi||north||1004.02 mi|
|24 hours||10° 52' 46.3"||751.02 mi||east||4° 23' 48.9"||302.16 mi||north||807.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cayenne||Sun 1:18 AM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm||WNW|
|Belém||Sun 1:18 AM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm||S|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Sun 1:18 AM||605 km||376 miles||326 nm||WNW|
|Paramaribo||Sun 1:18 AM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm||WNW|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Sun 1:18 AM||933 km||580 miles||504 nm||WNW|
|New Amsterdam||Sun 12:18 AM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm||WNW|
|Georgetown||Sun 12:18 AM||1084 km||674 miles||586 nm||WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 1:18 AM||1412 km||877 miles||762 nm||SE|
|Manaus||Sun 12:18 AM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm||WSW|
|Bridgetown||Sun 12:18 AM||1572 km||977 miles||849 nm||NW|
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